Isla Incahuasi – Salar de Uyuni

Once an ancient lake the ‘Salar de Uyuni’  was formed as a result of transformations between several prehistoric lakes. It is covered by a few meters of salt crust, which has an extraordinary flatness with the average elevation variations within one meter over the entire area of the Salar. The crust serves as a source of salt and covers a pool of brine, which is exceptionally…

A train ride through tea country

Kandy to Ella, Sri Lanka. We had a chance to tick a couple of items from our bucket list: hanging off a train’s open door to take pictures, or just for the hell of it.

Of ruins and temples: Polonnaruwa

While these are ruins to the visitors, they are sacred sites to the local people.

Saffron Messiah

A collection of statues from the holy sites in Sri Lanka

El Angel del Gran Poder

The yearly celebration of Jesus del Gran Poder gathers over 40,000 participants/dancers every year in May/June in La Paz, Bolivia. It is now considered part of UNESCO’s Cultural Heritage.  I have published a book about this celebration and you can view the digital version here: Gran Poder  

My impressions of Dungeness

I was invited, with a number of other artists, to take part in a project based around Dungeness.  ” The site is quite extraordinary – driftwood and chunks of metal interrupting the flow of a long shingle beach that turns the corner at a vast nuclear power station.  The area is covered with shingle and sea plants and includes Derek Jarman’s famous garden”. The…

Publican resultados de la “dictadura” de Fidel Castro en Cuba.

Originally posted on Cuba por Siempre:
Por Luis Ernesto Ruiz Martínez. /Visión desde Cuba Uno de mis lectores en Facebook me ha comentado un post con esta imagen. Seguro que llegarán unos cuantos deseosos de encontrar en este blog las huellas de la “tragedia” que, según algunos medios,  Fidel Castro ocasionó en Cuba. Ya quisieran muchos en este planeta que sus naciones vivieran una…